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Old October 4, 2009, 05:54 AM
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Default XfX 5870 overclocking dud?

Got my xfx 5870 a couple of days ago and i love it to death.Only problem is the card will not let me oc even 20mhz on either gpu or memory.Tried 2 diff sets of drivers(ones on disk and ones from amds website) and no avail. Ive increased the fan speed to 70% (and thats un bearably loud) and checked and saw that temps werent the issue at hand.Anyone else have the same problem?
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Old October 4, 2009, 06:16 AM
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I'll let you know tommorrow when I get mine.
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Old October 4, 2009, 07:37 AM
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Anandtech said the same thing on his 5870 and 5850 review. IIRC he said it was a driver issue that AMD was aware of and working on, but dont quote me on it, check his review. I havnt had a coffee yet so I might be confusing things ;)
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Old October 4, 2009, 08:04 AM
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the other funny quark i have with this is card is anything from 3dmark for some odd reason scores lower overall even though the framerate hike is obviously there lol. my 4870 got me roughly 17k and this gets me 16k. 3dmark fail.
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Old October 4, 2009, 09:48 AM
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Use the GPU Clock tool, not the CCC.
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Old October 4, 2009, 10:04 AM
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does the gpu tool come on the disk? lol im too lazy to go and look
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